Arsenal fans are eternally on edge when it comes to Arsene Wenger’s comments, especially when the transfer window is approaching, and for good reason too.
Too many times we, as Arsenal fans, have been left with broken promises which we’ve had to become accustomed to. However, there seems to be some change of mood around the club and those who hang onto Wenger’s every last word will have noticed a different tone from the boss.
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All of which fills us with hope that the boss understands how close we are to reaching the promise land and how crucial this summer is.
Here are four recent quotes from Wenger which should encourage us ahead of next season.
4. Wenger confirms a new financial era
As many Arsenal fans already know, the club has entered a new financial era and we’ve been able enjoy the fruits of our labour. Increased sponsorship deals along with rising ticket prices and TV rights deals have been the cause of this and with the introduction of FFP, we can finally complete.
Wenger told Martin Keown (via BBC Sport) exactly that on the eve of our FA Cup win against Manchester United: “What people forget is you have to build a new stadium. Now we can compete for the best players and that was not the case five years ago.”